I just got sent a pitch that centered around the following story: “We are an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Web Design Company.” That’s a short story, right? The International Organization for Standardization claims that “over one million” companies and organizations are ISO certified. Google shows 39
One of the oddities of the Transportation Security Agency is its knitting needle policy. You can’t bring the thinnest and tiniest of drill bits on board in your carryon bag. You can’t bring a pair of pliers onto a plain in your carry-on bag. You
Recruiting standards have fallen dramatically. Dropouts and delinquents on the one hand, and middle-aged newcomers on the other hand, have been filling in the gaps. Trying to find 749,000 new soldiers will require lowering standards even further – and that won’t make the nation more secure.